Tucson is full of exciting entertainment and arts activities. There's something new to do every day of the week. From Broadway productions to experimental theatre; from rock and roll to opera, you'll find it here!
The University of Arizona
- Arizona Opera Company(520) 293-4336
Founded in 1972, the company enjoys national attention for its achievements performing in both Tucson and Phoenix. The only professional opera company in Arizona! Season and individual tickets available.
Arizona Theater Company
ATC, as it is familiarly known, hosts a broad range of productions from he most modern playwrights to Shakespeare to musicals. Season and individual tickets available.
Performing at a variety of venues, this dance troupe offers fascinating Hispanic, Latin and Native American performances.
Offering a varied schedule, this local theater produces works written by local playwrights or of significance to our cultural heritage.
Tucson's traditional dinner theater destination, the Gaslight performs old-fashioned melodramas followed by traditional vaudeville including comedy, song and dance. Season and individual tickets available.
An award-winning troupe, this cast has long nurtured young performers while offering established actors experimental options. Always interesting and exciting.
Pima Community College Center for the Arts
PCC is home to a beautiful performing arts center featuring a 413 seat state theatre with orchestra pit, a 150 seat studio theatre, recital hall and art gallery. Shows and productions are year-round.
Southern Arizona Light Opera Company
SALOC, as it is affectionately known, offers professional musical comedy performed by both local actors and nationally known performers. SALOC is currently undergoing reorganization.
Tucson Boys Chorus
The chorus, known as Tucson's "Ambassadors in Blue Jeans" is a vocal group composed of boys between the ages of 8 and 15. They have performed around the world and on many television specials. Different concerts are given throughout the year at various locations including the Tucson Convention Center.
Tucson Symphony Orchestra
Founded in 1927, TSO is the oldest performing arts group in the state. There is a minimum of ten scheduled concerts per season, with many special events held. Season and individual tickets are available.
The University of Arizona
(520) 621-3364 (Arts Box Office)
There almost too many choices! There is always something happening at Centennial Hall and other locations around campus. The "UA Presents" Series invites world-renown artists to Tucson; from Broadway theatre productions to Russia's National Ballet to Japan's Kodo Drummers, it happens on campus. Enjoy ballet, music, theatre arts and more.
Not to mention the numerous nightclubs, Downtown Saturday Night, smaller venues and outdoor concerts. Enjoy Jazz Under the Stars, blues, country and western, heavy metal or salsa! Be as busy or as sedate as you want.